06 novembre 2018

Importante tête de Buddha, Nord Thailande-Laos, ca 16°-17° siècle

Lot 29. Importante tête de Buddha, Nord Thailande-Laos, ca 16°-17° siècle. Alliage cuivreux. H. 45,5 cm. Estimation €10,000 - €15,000. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris.  Cette tête de dimension exceptionnelle est un bon exemple de la diffusion du style siamois développé durant la période dite d’Ayutthaya dans le nord de la Thaïlande et au Laos. On notera les profondes cavités oculaires attestant qu’elles furent autrefois incrustées d’inclusions destinées à créer un regard, les oreilles aux classiques... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

Guanyin, Chine, dynastie Yuan (1279 – 1368)

Lot 25. Guanyin, Chine, dynastie Yuan (1279 – 1368). Marbre polychrome. H. 36,5 cm. Estimation €15,000 - €25,000. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris.  Le bodhisattva est assis dans l’attitude dite d’aisance royale (Mâhârâjalîlasana), en appui sur son bras droit, le gauche venant reposer sur son genou relevé tout en maintenant un rosaire. Sa poitrine est ornée de bijoux, et son front ceint d’une couronne à cinq fleurons ornés des cinq tathâgata. Le socle arbore encore les restes d’inscriptions... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

Naro Dâkinî (Na-Ro Mkha’-Spyod-Ma), Chine-Tibet, ca 17°-18° siècle

Lot 28. Naro Dâkinî (Na-Ro Mkha’-Spyod-Ma), Chine-Tibet, ca 17°-18° siècle. Alliage cuivreux doré. H. 47 cm. Estimation €22,000 - €28,000. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris.  Importante représentation d’un aspect de Vajrayogini, réputé avoir transmis le Paramasukha-Chakrasmavara Tantra au grand maître Indien Naropa (956-1040). Une autre épithète de cette divinité est Sarvabuddhadakini, ou « Dakini de la quintessence de tous les Buddhas ». Elle est traditionnellement représentée debout fendue vers la gauche.... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

Rare white-glazed and carved 'dragon' jar, inscribed Run Yuan, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty

Lot 223. Rare white-glazed and carved 'dragon' jar, inscribed Run Yuan, late Yuan-early Ming dynasty; 35.5cm wide. Estimate £25,000 - £35,000. © Lyon & Turnbull the globular body tapering to the foot, finely carved on the broad rounded shoulder with a crane and a deer against a wide lotus meander, the large flowers borne alternately upright and pendent on an undulating leafy stem, above two sinuous three-clawed dragons striding amongst crashing waves, the foot encircled by a band of... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

Rare well-carved rhinoceros horn 'lotus' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 23. Rare well-carved rhinoceros horn 'lotus' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th century; 17.3cm high. Estimate £50,000 - £70,000. © Lyon &Turnbull carved following the natural shape of the horn as a large lotus leaf issuing from a stem, tied with a ribbon with stems issuing lotus blossoms, buds and pots, the horn of a warm caramel tone. Note: For a similar rhinoceros horn libation cup, also from the 17th century, see Christie''s sale in their London rooms on 10.05.2011, lot 8, sale 7964.... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

A Chinese famille verte 'Buddhist lion' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 115. A Chinese famille verte 'Buddhist lion' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diam. 35 cm. Estimate € 3.000 - 5.000. Result € 4.000. © AAG Decorated to the interior with a Buddhist lion playing with its brocade ball, surrounded by birds, butterflies and flowers, the border with floral cartouches on a floral ground, the base with a lingzhi mark.  Note: Another 'Buddhist lion' dish can be found in the collection of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden and comes from the collection of... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

A Chinese marbled bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 34. A Chinese marbled bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diam. 9.8 cm. Estimate € 4.000 - 6.000. Result € 5.000. © AAG The conical bowl raised on a short foot and with wide flared rim, the buff and cream marbled pattern of the body overall covered in a matte transparent glaze.  Provenance: - J. Wagenaar-Terpstra Oude Aziatische Kunst, Amsterdam (1998)- Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam. Compare: - [exhib.cat.] Inaugural Exhibition, Vol. 1. Chinese Ceramics, The Museum of East Asian Art, Bath... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

A rare Chinese bronze figure of the ascetic Buddha Shakyamuni, 17th-18th century

Lot 11. A rare Chinese bronze figure of the ascetic Buddha Shakyamuni, 17th-18th century. H. 16.5 cm. Estimate € 3.000 - 5.000. Result € 7.000. © AAG The emaciated figure is seated with his long hands supported on his bent raised knee, his dhoti falling open to reveal his skeletal rib cage, his face finely modelled with downcast eyes and benign expression, the bronze patinated to a dark brownish-black colour with traces of gilding at the extremities.  Provenance: Private collection, the Netherlands. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

A Chinese blue and white 'hundred boys' bowl, Yongzheng underglaze blue six-character mark in double circle and of the period

Lot 110. A Chinese blue and white 'hundred boys' bowl, Yongzheng underglaze blue six-character mark in double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Diam. 20 cm. Estimate € 3.000 - 5.000. Result € 8.500. © AAG Decorated on the exterior with a continuous landscape with a joyous scene of boys dancing and playing music in a garden, the interior with a boy and lingzhi fungus. Provenance: Private collection, the Netherlands. Art d'Asie comprenant la collection du Drs Koos de Jong - Partie... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

A set of two Chinese huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs with matching huanghuali table, 20th century

Lot 244. A set of two Chinese huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs with matching huanghuali table, 20th century. H. 77.5 cm, H. 99 cm. Estimate € 4.000 - 6.000. Result € 16.000. © AAG  With intricately carved backsplat and curvilinear arms ending in a scrolled floral motif, the seat fronted by a plain bead edge apron and supports raised on a rectangular base, the wood with a fine grain and of a rich amber tone.  Provenance: Acquired by the present owner with an art dealer/collector in Den Helder, the... [Lire la suite]
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